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Term:
abnormal basement membrane morphology (MP:0004272)
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abnormal basement membrane morphology +   
anomaly in the structure, organization and/or placement of the extracellular supportive tissue adjacent to the basal surface of the epithelia, including the epithelium of muscle cells, fat cells and Schwann cells; it is comprised of type IV collagen, laminin, and sulfated proteoglycans and other components and consists of two layers, the basal lamina and the lamina reticularis

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: abnormal basement lamina morphology ;   basement membrane dysplasia
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8, MESH:A10.272.220

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